Toronto Event (May 28, 2015): NCFA Summer Kickoff Networking Event
NCFA Canada | Craig Asano | May 7, 2015
Summer Kickoff Networking Event!
Join hosts National Crowdfunding Association of Canada and Crowdmatrix and Extreme Innovations for a summer kickoff networking night and social mixer in the heart of the financial district in Toronto.
Cast off the winter blues and head up to the Extreme Venture Partners Rooftop patio for sweeping panoramic views and some frosty Highlander Brew. Interested in disrupting the finance industry, raising capital or participating in the crowdfunding industry? Here's a perfect opportunity to mingle with the crowd, fintech startups, investors and industry experts. Strategize with colleagues, friends and potential partners to propel your venture to the next milestone in one of Canada's fastest growing sectors.
Who is this event for?
This event is for NCFA members, friends and supporters as well as anyone interested in networking and collaborating with startups, investors, angels, early stage-focused VC's and other experts in the crowdfunding, fintech, mobile payments, crypto-currency and big data analytics industries.
Paying it forward...
Contribute to event sponsor and community supporter Highlander Brew's live crowdfunding campaign who are fundraising to expand their brewery and launch Canada's only Brewery Technician educational school! Purchase raffle tickets to win some great Highlander prizes at the networking event.
Event Hosts & Contributing Sponsors:
May 28, 2015 from 5:30 PM - 9:30PM
Extreme Venture Partners (Rooftop patio)
67 Yonge Street, 16th Floor, Toronto, ON M5E 1J8 (map)
Registration and Ticket Prices:
$15 Early Crowd
$30 Co-founders (2 tickets)
$5 per raffle ticket / $20 for 5 tickets for Highlander Brew Prizes
All tickets include entrance, food and drinks
13% HST extra (we'll pick-up the eventbrite platform fees)
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About National Crowdfunding Association of Canada
As Canada’s crowdfunding advocate, NCFA Canada works closely with industry, government and academia to build support for Canada’s rapidly growing Crowdfunding community by providing education, advocacy and networking opportunities to a national membership base of 1100+ industry stakeholders, small businesses, and investors. NCFA Canada is a community-based, membership-driven entity that was formed at a grass-roots level to fill a national need in the market place. For more information please visit www.ncfacanada.org.
Crowdmatrix Inc. is building an online equity crowdfunding platform that, when launched, will facilitate capital-raising by bringing together companies seeking private funding and sophisticated investors that are willing to back them. A portfolio company of Extreme Venture Partners, Crowdmatrix will leverage technology to provide entrepreneurs and growth companies with an efficient marketplace where they can find capital, close deals and fund their ambitions. For more information please visit www.crowdmatrix.co.
About Extreme Venture Partners
Extreme Venture Partners (EVP) is one of Canada’s most successful venture capital funds over the past decade. With its focus on mobile, EVP I (launched in 2007) achieved superior investment returns while helping to launch and help grow more than 20 companies which ultimately lead to over 1000 well paying technology jobs in Canada. For more information please visit www.evp.vc.
About Highlander Brew Co
Highlander Brew Co. is located in South River, Ontario, in the Almaguin Highlands from which Highlander takes its name. The brewery began operations in 2009 when Brewmaster Brian Wilson made the brewery’s first beer, a traditional Scottish Ale. For more information please visit www.highlanderbrewco.com or our live crowdfunding campaign!
About the OCMX
The OCMX provides institutions and investors with a totally transparent and online marketplace from which institutional-sized opportunities can be screened and analyzed by institutional sized investors. The concept behind our Institutional Marketplace has been recognized as the next generation in Corporate Finance. For more information please visit www.theocmx.com.
HiveWire is a triple-bottom line enterprise focused on accelerating the adoption of clean technology solutions, as well as enabling social enterprises, by assisting with the efficient allocation of capital to companies and projects. We help organizations access the power of the crowd through the application of innovative technology. Our overall goal is to facilitate connections between investors and opportunities by developing integrated ecosystems that generate shared value. For more information please visit www.hivewire.ca.
Wealthsimple is Canada's fastest growing online investment manager. Our mission is to make smart investing easy for everyone. We help you build a globally diversified ETF portfolio and include on-demand financial advisory services, all for one of the lowest fees in Canada - just 0.35 to 0.5%. For more information please visit www.wealthsimple.com.
See you there!
Interested in getting involved as a sponsor?
If you'd like to get involved with this event please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in learning about social media and crowdfunding? Check out our May 26 Webinar: Social Media & Crowdfunding Intensive Toolkit